Job Description

Certified Medical Assistant - OCC Downtown Chicago

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

Hours: Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Certified/Registered Medical Assistant (CMA/RMA) or equivalent is a key stakeholder in a multifaceted role that facilitates the smooth flow of the patients through the clinic. The CMA/RMA performs delegated patient care tasks for an assigned patient population. They perform clinical tasks as well as administrative duties assigned by the Department Leader to facilitate the care of patients. They will function under the direct supervision of the Practice Manager, Director, Medical Oncologist, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for patient care activities utilizing all aspects of their training. This position is responsible for assisting clinicians in providing medical care. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment and skills to provide an excellent patient experience. The Certified/Registered Medical Assistant performs all responsibilities in accordance with policy and procedure guidelines. Their assignments, evaluations and their reporting structure is to the Practice Manager and/or Director. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • CPR Certified
  • Minimum two years medical/surgical or oncology experience preferred
  • Previous office experience desirable

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform light to heavy work, which includes frequent lifting and positioning of patients.  For greater than 50 pounds, it is expected that they request assistance from a co-worker for lifting and transferring.
  • Ability to stand/walk 6 to 8 hours per shift.
  • Ability to frequently bend, twist, reach, stoop and occasionally to kneel and squat.
  • Ability to perform various repetitive tasks i.e. simple grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation (keyboard).
  • Good visual acuity is required for patient vital signs, medical administration and documentation of care.
  • Good hearing is essential for accurate patient vital signs.

Employees within this job classification will have exposure to blood borne pathogens or other potentially infectious materials, and/or hazardous chemicals/waste.

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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